# Advanced Functionality and Administrative Tasks
As a base technology openHAB uses Apache Karaf, a modern and polymorphic container able to host different kinds of applications. The Karaf Console is a powerful tool to interact with the core of your openHAB installation. Learn more about the advanced administrative capabilities of your openHAB installation in the sub-entries of this menu point.
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